Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Something to Know - 15 May

Ben Sargent
1.  While the temperature or inane Benghazi and IRS discussions rage on, there is a concern that pro-active legislation to slow down climate change fossil fuel emissions is going nowhere.  Recent feelings that we are not spiraling out of control as bad as had been predicted has given fossil burners some sense of false satisfaction.  The problem is that in the long term, what is this earth going to be like 50 or 100 years from now?  This is not in the short-term scope of selfish concern:

2.  At my age, and the age of most of the readers of this "job", I am seemingly attracted to those stories that concern health issues that are of the sudden and serious type.  Follow this story, and learn about how this gentleman experienced his near-death experience with his stroke:

3.  From the Long Beach El Dorado News Bureau, this piece on the European isolating immigrants into Ghettos, rather than assimilated future citizens, is the biggest difference between the USA and Europe:

4.  The food we eat, and the drama and politics surrounding our intake, is often full of fear and loathing.   So, what are we to think or take to the next meal?:


"I tell you, we are here on Earth to fart around, and don't let anybody tell you different.."
       -- Kurt Vonnegut

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